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NBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
other big breaking news story we're following this afternoon. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown learns his fate for a federal bank fraud charge. >> his sentence includes two years probation, half a year of home detention. hundreds of hours of community service and a day in police custody. brown also got his sentence for a misdemeanor campaign finance charge at d.c. superior court today and that's where we find tom sherwood live with the latest on brown's long day of legal proceedings. tom? >> just a short time ago, brown was right here in d.c. superior court. he was shackled in chains on his hands and feet. he appeared before a judge on his misdemeanor conviction. earlier today, he faced a different judge on the felony that forced him from office. >> step back and give him room. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loans. he even faxed the phony documents. he was back in federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced but not before he told the judge he had
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
chair kwame brown has been sentenced to two years probation for lying on loan documents. that's only part of the punishment. >> reporter: jim, kwame brown faced only a misdemeanor here at superior court. but in federal court he was sentenced for a felony that cost him his job. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced. but not before he tearfully told judge richard leon, he had done wrong because of my own poor conduct. i am not a victim. it was stupid. i was wrong. brown's mother and wife left the court without comment. brown was detained to serve one day in custody. his sentence also includes two years supervised release. a form of probation. six months in home detention with electronic monitoring. a 10:00 p.m. curfew and 480 hours of community service. >> he has received a sentence from the court and the court expects that he will abide by the sentence. that means all of his material. if it means a curfew at 10:00, it mean be there at 10:00 so when they turn that electronic bracel lelet gizmo on, it will off. >> he was cooperating with prosecutors. the u.s.
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 4:25am EST
kwame brown is back at his home after serving one day in federal custody. yesterday, he was sentenced to six months of home detention, two years of probation plus 480 hours of community service. he pleaded guilty to campaign violations and to false lying loan students for his -- falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat. >>> americans from states across the country are threatening to secede from the union. thousands of people have signed a petition on the white house web site. >> the last time a bunch of stupid hicks did this, we fought a civil war. this is bad. there is no good precedent to. this eventually, they will shut up and sit down and show up then in the next election. >> reporter: thousands of citizens want the obama administration to let texas go it alone. texans have company in this idea as americans in more than 30 states are floating the plan on the white house web site i thought the civil war was over a couple hundred years ago almost. i'm not surprised. >> oregon's petition as more than 10,000 signatures. what is really motivating folks who want to opt out of a
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
brown band. >> osgood: sally field is an academy award winning actress twice over. she wasn't about to pass up the chance to portray one of the most troubled and troublingpe first ladies in american history. this morning she talks with our mo rocca. >> i'm not going to let that happen. i don't care if it kills me. >> reporter: sale field specializes in playing the struggling every woman. >> madam president, if you please. >> reporter: and landing her latest role as mary todd lincoln was one heck of a struggle. >> i said i can't let you walk away. mary belongs to me. i am mary. i won't let you walk away. >> reporter: ahead on sunday morning, the always winning sally field. >> osgood: sometimes an amazing feat can only be accomplished with amazing feet. bill geist is watching and rooting from the side lines. >> reporter: for some, running at 26.2-mile marathon is not enough. they need the added challenge of juggling at the same time. they're called joggleors, joggers who struggle. the pins will fly later on sunday morning. >> osgood: martha teichner shows us some photographs capturing
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military'
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 11:30pm EST
missing stefon digs and west brown as well as their leading tackler westfield. terps entered as a 332-point underdoing to clemson. roll willing left, the ball slims out of his hand. tigers in front, 14-0. they scored twice in 12 seconds. still in the first, taj boyd with a couple of fakes, throwing it toed the end zone. with a a catch. clemson raced out to a 28-0 lead. second quarter we go. petty will fake the reverse, drops back, across a wide open devante campbell. one of the few bright spots as the terps fall to clemson 35- 10. >> virginia still with a chance to become bowl eligible. first quarter, we are tied 14- 14. sims sharing q b duty. rocco would go six yards for the score. virginia had a 21-14 lead. fourth quarter, cavs trail 31- 28. miami quarterback up the left side to phillip dorsett behind two defenders, a 35-yard score. virginia down 5, 11 seconds left. rocco who completed a school record 18 straight passes completes to mcgee. he comes back with a 10-yard touchdown pass. the hoos have won the last three meetings. matololo and navy putting their win can streak on the lin
CNBC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
that this will only backfire? former san francisco mayor willie brown is up next. i just want to know why we have to kill the california economy. because free market capitalism is always the best path to prosperity. i'm larry kudlow. we'll be right back. i'm a conservative investor. i invest in what i know. i turned 65 last week. i'm getting married. planning a life. there are risks, sure. but, there's no reward without it. i want to be prepared for the long haul. i see a world bursting with opportunities. india, china, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, ishares. industrials. low cost. every dollar counts. ishares. income. dividends. bonds. i like bonds. ishares. commodities. diversification. choices. my own ideas. ishares. i want to use the same stuff the big guys use. ishares. 9 out of 10 large, professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. introducing the ishares core, etfs for the heart of your portfolio. tax efficient and low cost building blocks to help you keep more of what you earn. call your advisor. visit ishares.com. ishares. yeah, ishares. ishares by blackrock. call 1-80
KBCW
Nov 11, 2012 8:30am PST
leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder than what we saw yesterday at this time. frost advisory. >> there are frost advisories posted as well. they were listed at 8:00, but it is chilly up there. temperatures range from 56 degrees to 63. it's on the chilly side for the bay area finance on time. a very nice sunday. we will have the entire forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you. california democrats in powerful positions they have been in decades after tuesday's election. >> is a super majority enabling them to pass tax increases without a single republican vote. republicans held the last super majority back in 1933. all this follows the campaign. that's a record levels of spending here in california. a few wealthy people spent tens of millions of dollars with mixed results. tom cyrus and $32 million in support of proposition 39 which did pass. charles munger spent $29 millio
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 12:00am PST
international union and senator brown on the new campaign for the middle class. paul ryan is finally speaking, and he's still in the bubble. >> i think the surprise was some of the turnout. some of the turnout especially in urban areas. >> ohio state senator turner is here to respond. the petition to see seed is growing with speed. >> deep in the heart of texas! >> find out why i agree with rick perry. texas is not allowed to leave the union. thanks for watching. president obama came back to washington to fight for fair deal on taxes. today he called on his base. i love it. he went right to the folks who put him in the white house. president obama held his first official closed door meeting with groups from outside the white house. the invited guests were all leaders of labor organizations and progressive think tanks. compare this list to the guest list for tomorrow's meeting. 12 of the most powerful ceos in american business. this schedule was not a mistake. president obama was letting the middle class and the workers of this country know, you come first! aflcio president is confident the pr
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. brown once represented serial killer ted bundy and is now defending robert bales, the american soldier accused of mass murder in afghanistan. in the mid '90s, he came to wenatchee when scores of adults were charged with child sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false, made up known as the wenatchee witch hunt. >> reporter: gary reisen was the prosecutor then going up against brown in the child sex abuse scanneding and he's the prosecutor now against kris wilson. >> mr. brown likes case that is are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reisen had strong dna evidence. john henry brown had a strong card to play a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by somebody else. >> to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her and kill her and laugh about it never goes away. >> reporter: the outcome was a cour
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. he once represented ted bundy and now defending robert bales. in the mid-'90s he came to wenatchee when score of adults were charged with skills sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false. made up. what's become known as the wenatchee witch-hunt. >> there's more they tricks with john. >> reporter: gary reason was the prosecutor then going up against john henry browne in the child sex abuse. >> mr. browne likes cases that are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reason had strong dna evidence. but john henry browne had a strong card to play, a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by someone else. >> have to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her. and kill her and laughed about it. >> reporter: the outcome was a courtroom drama that no one expected. >> so what's going on? >> this is what i love about "48 hours" case when it
KRON
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
dollars. >>governor jerry brown well, attend a meeting this morning. the board is postponing about fees been raised. this proposal has been slated for voting on at the board meeting. the governing board out a california has also--they're like to postpone tuition increases. this was supposed to ensure graduation rates and the one dead to charge a super senior fee. they stated that students who had already accumulated their fees would have been charged a unity. the governor stated that the cost must be controlled and not passed along to the students. >>the dow fell 59 points. big mills francisco the san francisco-based company-- they earned 18% more in their first quarter than last quarter. cisco made $2.1 billion profit. cisco is one of the dow stocks. facebook shares are now down. there is a lock up. and 777 million shares. things are currently at 1.3 million shares. the financial companyzynga is joining facebook. we actually had a drop retail sales in the month of october by 0.3%. >>president obama will make his first comment about the federal investigation involving the former cia age
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
-election, with the exception of at large member michael brown. there was an upset in this race. new coming david grosso defeated michael brown who has been plagued with questions about his campaign treasury account. >> a mismanaged campaign, mixed messages. the once bright future of the son of the former cabinet member of president clinton, ron brown, michael brown is headed now out of office and his future is very uncertain indeed. voters decided that they were not pleased with the way the campaign was run. some of the problems that developed within the campaign further added to their doubts, and it just didn't pay off on election day. >> in the beginning, i don't think michael brown was that much of a lead for washington voters. he was the son of ron brown. but still, in the communities, you heard people saying well, who is he? what has he done for the district of columbia? so the years went on. he had problems like john davis said with his campaign funding and all of that. i think it's come down to the fact that david grosso, who won the seat, actually got out there and did some grass roots walking.
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
minister gordon brown. he was criticized for giving brown as a handful of dvds adds a gift in 2009 but the president has seemed far more comfortable with brown's successor david cameron. they have gone to great lengths to show their relationship is alive and well. earlier this year they took in a basketball game together in march madness but the next day the leaders took pains to prove they were on the same page politically as well as personally. >> david shares my belief that in a time of rapid change the leadership of the united states and the united kingdom is more important than ever. so, david, thank you as always for being such an outstanding ally, partner, and friend. >> as barack has said, the relationship between britain and america is the strongest that it has ever been. i believe that's because we're working together as closely as at any point in our history. >>> in a test of that alliance cameron resisted pressure from inside his own country and stuck with obama on the 2014 time line to get troops out of afghanistan. the two countries have weathered the financial crisis
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 2:05am EST
george is in brooklyn to provove a brown stone for two sisters who are always helping others. >> hi. i am bonney. >> and i am velma, and we are sisters. >> we were raised in this neighborhood. i guess it was over 60 years that we have been in this neighborhood. >> yes. >> we had stick ball time, skate time, double dutch time. everything had a season, and everybody came out. everybody knew everybody else. it was just a family oriented neighborhood. >> the house is like a safe haven. people know each on the block itself when they are going through issues in life, they feel they can share their hearts and know it is ok. >> there was always a bed for somebody. our grandparents just instilled that in us, always being open, always ready to help someone else. >> somewhere in the early 1950's it was purchased by our grandparents. >> yes. >> and we have been there since then. >> and not much has been done to it since then. we see it looking the way we wish it looked in the 1950's, right? >> yes. >> it is looking kind of bad now. >> and it doesn't really represent who we are. >> right. >> and i wan
PBS
Nov 11, 2012 3:30pm PST
are black, brown, asian, hispanic, middle eastern, they voted between 70 and 90% democratic and the white vote only went by 18 points to mitt romney. john of the seven largest states in the country, illinois, new york, pennsylvania, california have gone democratic in six straight elections. the other two, ohio and florida have swung democratic in two elections. and in texas, the white folks in chief connection texas -- texas are now a minority. >>> do you think this was a split verdict? >> not at all. the president won 51.4% of the popular vote which he becomes the sixth president in history to win two terms with over 50% of the dwight eisenhower, i might add. he won an electoral college landslide. george w. bush with a much smaller electoral win pronounced he had a mandate. this president is not going to use that language, it is oh, so 20th century, not how he intends to govern. but beneath the numbers of a reelected president, a senate that is divided, there was an earthquake. it was an election that, republicans should have won in a bad economy, with all that money, and they lost virtu
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 1:00am PST
, scott brown republican incumbent lost by eight points overall and 18 points among women. the great state of huo republican josh mandel lost to sherrod brown by five points overall, his margin of defeat among women, 14 points, in montana, denny reberg lost by four points and by women, lost pie nine 9. the republican won by one point and did it no thanks to women, lost wom been in six points so women did not support the guy who won, they supported the democrat shelley berkley and arizona senate ref flake won by five points. arizona women picked the democrat picked richard carmona. governor's race in indiana, republican mike pence was elected won by four points. if you asked women, they did not pick him. he lost the women's voice by five points. if indiana had their way, mike pence would not be the governor of that state. women chose the democrat john greg. north carolina was one of two states president obama won in '08 and didn't win this time around. mitt romney won north carolina by three points this year but if you asked north carolina women, they prefer barack obama thank you very much
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm EST
white house equipment inside it. 48-year-old eric brown faces up to ten years in prison if convicted. prosecutors say he stole that truck containing president obama's podium, teleprompter and other equipment worth tens of thousands of dollars. it happened over a year ago in virginia. they claim brown sold the department of defense laptop and had presidential seals in his possession. >>> when news4 at 4:00 continues, a bus driver learned his fate after a crash that killed four people in virginia. and led to new questions about safety on the roads. >>> plus, how to protect yourself from a new type of identity theft. it's so convincing, even the government might not really believe you are really you. >>> also, madonna said she feels insulted by lady gaga. georgia tells us why in the hollywood headlines. >>> lindsay lohan's got a new blame game going on. jermaine jackson seems to be distancing himself from his family. and miley cyrus is talking about wedding plans, lots of them. >> joining us once again, georgia is with the hollywood headlines. georgia, this ongoing feud between madonna
Current
Nov 15, 2012 3:00am PST
that they want scott brown back in the senate. they don't want susan rice to be secretary of state. you know what they want to be secretary of state? john kerry. and we know that you know, this is from anastacia who writes this. these two men are trying to get scott brown back in the senate and trashing susan rice to get kerry as secretary of state. i could not agree more, ans at a sha. the liberals are all afraid if you make john kerry john kerry secretary of state scott brown he's sitting there in his truck in massachusetts, he's got a big fund raising apparatus he's ready to campaign. he has the ground organization ready. and he will just try to snatch up john kerry's seat. you know what? the folks in massachusetts might go ahead and vote for him just to watch him and elizabeth warren have to be colleagues together after their ugly campaign. voters have done much sillier things. i was in california when austrian weightlifter got to be governor. i think that's a really good point. i think you're seeing them doing
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
anybody who was brown or black. bemis practically anybody who believes that immigration is an issue that needs to be tackled. you had a case here where the republican party right now is stampeding toward irrelevance. if they do not catch up with everything in the national journal, there is changing demographics. you cannot have a ruling coalition that is virtually all white. you had president obama yesterday put together this new ascendant coalition, put it back together from 2008 and enough of the democratic coalition so you have this combination of hispanics, more than 70% of hispanics, young voters, people who both want to twice as a democrat. they're likely to remain a dealt crack -- democrat. republicans, what they're missing is the idea of trying to expand their percentage of a shrinking electorate. like it or not, this is becoming a majority minority nation and the republican party, this is the last time republicans will have a chance at winning the presidency with this kind of electoral strategy. >> let's talk about why this happened. some of it was issues, some of it was th
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 10:00am EST
, please. >> i am wondering what impact you think a link-up moderate senators, such as brown, lugar, college are going to have on the negotiation? >> we have been waiting for some time, including actor for example senators snowe and lugar announced they were retiring, for change, and has not been there. they continued along the path in following the leadership of senator mcconnell. whether it changes now is an open question. i suspect it will a little bit, and it may well for senator brown, depending on when we get an announcement or if there is an announcement that john kerry going to be named secretary of state, in which case there will be a special election down the road for that senate seat, and you will see scott brown become the great conciliator as he prepares for the election. for others, they will continue to take their clothes from what the leaders say or what the members do. there the question is whether mcconnell basically becomes at least five things a more passive actor and lets lamar alexander and bob corker and tom coburn take the lead and doing something that he wil
Current
Nov 8, 2012 3:00am PST
kaine and sherrod brown would have to look for a new job. he got nothing right! >> you can be bad at calling stuff but to be that blind. >> bill: what's on twitter? >> we're tweeting at bp show. you talked about karl rove. you talked about all of the money, he's some explaining to do. blue rabbit said we should send shirts to the koch brothers saying i paid millions for an election and all i got was this lousy t-shirt. >> bill: i like that. >> we were just talking about the breakdown of -- >> bill: the "the obama hate machine" ran out of gas. >> send him a couple of copies of the book maybe. you were talking about how people voted for obama. chuck on twitter says latinos deported romney and women shut that whole thing down by voting for obama. >> bill: i like that. >> we're tweeting at bp show. find us there. >> bill: melissa is in pulaski, virginia. >> caller: hello, how are you? >> bill: i'm fine. what's your take on all of this? >> caller: it is ironic. i was looking at today, all of the different groups, th
CNBC
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm EST
with the governor and he will do the same. >> you don't really believe that, do you? i mean, governor brown wanted the tax hikes. governor brown is one of the big greenies. he's -- exactly the kind of epa greenie diana first got roth as describing. >> well, you know, we have had a political earthquake here in california after last week. we now have a two-thirds supermajority in the assembly and senate. now for the business community in order for our economy to grow and create jobs in investment, it is really going to be in his decisi decision make what will happen with the legislature to do that. >> you are not too optimistic. democratic legislature and democratic state which is already very liberal, left, right? how -- i don't see a way out for you, sir? >> larry, that's what our jobs are. we are going on move california forward. but we are facing our own incredible hurdle. the government unions are going to be dominating the legislature as they have in the past. that puts us back on the defensive. we were hoping to be on the offensive to change some of these policies. but the governor has indica
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
we take a look at what's happening. >>> on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new ram this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would encourage them to go because once they go to a place like that they will say this isn't, you know, this isn't certainly what i
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
over after the sudden firing of mike brown after just five games. tiki barber is the author of "tiki: my life in the game and beyond." nice to have you. let's start with that. everyone's talking phil jackson. i saw a little wire that said new coach and i was like oh, phil jackson. >> phil jackson retired for a reason a few years ago for the los angeles lakers. he's 70 years old. he's burnt out. he probably doesn't want to be on the bench any longer dealing with a lot of personalities that they have in los angeles, obviously kobe bryant. >> what? kobe bryant has a big ego? >> personality. >> sorry, that was my editorializing. >> exactly. i think mike d'antoni is the right coach for the los angeles lakers right now. he's looking to get back in to a high profile position. the lakers are going to give him that opportunity after being unceremoniously dismissed by the knicks last year. also, because of, let's call it high personality. i think it's a good place for him to restart and it will be good for the los angeles lakers because they need somebody who is going to come in and put in an
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 4:10pm EST
. sherrod brown, and in ohio, almost more than 30% of his votes were from african- americans. bob casey, more than 20% of his votes in pennsylvania came from african-americans. the success the democrats had with their senate candidates this year dovetails very nicely with president obama's campaign in terms of turning out african- american voters. i the guy will stop there and entertain questions >> do we have any questions? >> [inaudible] what are your thoughts on some of the patterns you see in terms of that regional stuff? is there anything that jumps out at you? >> last year at this time, i was presenting a paper called resegregation in southern politics. i have not had the chance this morning to look at arkansas, at the state legislature. i know all members of the state members of the legislation and arkansas were up for election this year and all lot of money was put into the state to change the state legislature from being democratic to be republican. if it does in fact flip in this election, all 22 of the state legislatures in the south will now be republican majorities. >> we'r
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am EST
will be speaking with jerry brown and john huntsman. also, carlos gutierrez and gary bower. at 4:00 we run out the talk show readers with bob schieffer speaking with david axelrod. listen to all of the program starting at noon on c-span radio. you can also listen with our free apps on the iphone, android, or black. . -- blackberry. >> 2013 should be the year we began to solve our debt through tax reform and entitlement reform. i am proposing we avert the fiscal cliff together in a manner that ensures 2013 is finally the year that our government comes to grips with a major problems facing us. >> i am open to compromise and new ideas. i am committed to solving our fiscal challenges. i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced. i am not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 are not asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> the newly elected congress starts in january, but the current congress has work to do in what is called a lame duck session. work is expected on the pending fiscal cliff includin
Current
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
. scott brown did the same thing by the way. can i give a brief hurrah for my senator. that's senator professor warren. >> stephanie: what do you mean by that, willard thought he was a talk show host. >> caller: he started believing all these crazy people. i would point out that if he and scott brown both made the same mistake, the only common factor is eric fernstr oh om. you said romney was a dumber politician than dan quayle and sarah palin combined. >> caller: it's true. if all the stories are true of how stunned he was. i didn't think he was stupid. how does anybody interpret the polls as at least close, there is a possibility that you might loss. >> stephanie: whether you want to talk about blame the storm or chris christie, the president was ahead in all the battleground before that. >> caller: and forever. even after the first debate de debackel, which was allegedly the game changer. >> stephanie: you say how can democrats may republicans pay aside from dissociating myself from the comments. i mean, it's basically how they should deal with this fiscal cliff thing to start with
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
million girls worldwide are not getting an education. former prime minister gordon brown flew to islamabad and he delivered more than a million signatures supporting the universal right to education. ♪ pakistan's president said in honor of malala yousufzai his country could give extra cash to families who put their girls in school. monica villamizar, cbs news, birmingham, england. >>> it's really great to see that companies in the silicon valley supporting us through that and being able to give us the tools that we need to succeed. >> on this veterans' day weekend, just what many returning servicemen and women desperately need. employment help right out of silicon valley. ,, hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios facing vets returnin >>> veterans' day is tomorrow, so tonight, we look at one of the biggest problems facing vets returning from war. how to use their military skills in the civilian
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
, you know they said let's pause here and you, sir, can go. they got rid of coach mike brown. the team's general manager said that it came down to, quote, looking at the record. the lakers assistant coach will fill in temporarily. >>> historic, ground breaking, a turning point. those are just some terms used to describe the vote in three states this week to allow same-sex marriage. voters in maine, maryland and washington state said yes to it. it marks the first time voters and not legislators or judges have actually decided the issue. opponents say the laws endanger the very fabric of society. joining me now is professor charles mckckinney, a sizzle rights historian. good morning, professor. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> so do you think the passage of same-sex marriage laws in maine, maryland and washington signal the beginning of a cultural shift? >> i think that's quite possibly the case. as we've known -- as we've seen in the past, legislatures that have tried to pass this have been less successful. so this could be an indicator of a significant shift in -- or the c
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Nov 9, 2012 3:00am PST
of the initiative was raising taxes for more money for schools. >> california is the biggest example of this. brown said we need an initiative measure. they said let's make it real progressive, and make sure that it is for schools, and so they changed the referendum months before -- you know literally a minute before it needed to be on the ballot, and governor brown was fantastic, and what hand was we won this referendum for revenues that are going to be directed to colleges and schools in the wake of a place that has had cut after cut after cut, and also beat out the referendum that said silence workers. so both of these things won in california, and the other thing that won in california was a win against obstructionism by having enough democrats in -- in the legislature to stop the kind of filibustering that was going on there. and then you saw it also in florida, beating back the -- you know, back door let's kill public schools with vouchers. you sanit idaho, beating back this overreach of attesting fixation, and you saw it frankly, in indiana, where one of the poster child
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Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
was able to watch part of her debate with scott brown and she made a lot of sense talking about the economic challenges that face us. i hope that her voice is heard in washington during the lame duck session. her prescription for the economy is what the voters chose. and the lame duck -- our elected officials during the lame duck session, i think should pay attention to that. >> bill: right. you're darn right she did a good job in the debates. why do you think scott brown canceled the last debate? charles is calling from birmingham alabama. what do you say? >> buenos dias senor. >> bill: buenos dias. >> caller: bill, i have not heard a lot of discussion about how the withdrawal from afghanistan might affect the budget negotiations. >> bill: yeah, that raises a very good question, charles. inappreciate hearing from you on this veterans day. the president has talked about that terry. he's said, without maybe -- i haven't heard a specific number but one of the advantages of ending the war in iraq and drawing down
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, jerry brown's proposition 30 which is kind of similar to what's been going on here in washington right? he couldn't get anything through the legislature so he went to the people and got his plan passed. >> yes, people in california really got it. they want their children's futures secured. and they're willing to pay a bit more to make sure that our kids have the quality public education that california prides itself on. so it was an uphill battle of course but governor brown took the leadership to really push that prop 30 forward so the people of california have spoken. thank goodness. i hope that members of congress really understand that this is -- it is, bill, very similar to what happened. >> bill: yeah, it was a combination -- he didn't use all of the same rhetoric of president obama, the combination of spending cuts and tax increases and new revenue right? which has got to be the solution. >> absolutely. i think what we have to be careful of is that these cuts are proper cuts that they don't create havoc
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Nov 9, 2012 2:05am PST
looks. what i did is i softened her hair color. i made it a slightly lighter brown, but she's a perfect brunette. haircut by bridget, and, of course, the makeup all soft and pretty. it was brought together. >> thank you. >> you look -- >> we'll save this for everyone has a story. >> what do you think? >> she's beautiful. that's just -- no words. >> ah. >> that dress is beautiful. >> we had so much fun picking out a dress, but she says i don't have a little black dress, so now you do, and this one is from london times. it's gorgeous. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. it's beautiful. >> all right. great job. >> and the aforementioned everyone else's story is next, everybody. >> we're ready. >> thank you. nice job. to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pi
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
take a look at what's happening. >>> on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new program this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. we know virginia, north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50 ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would encourage them to go because once they go to a place like that they will say this isn't, you know, this
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
begin. ♪ that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> here are the winning numbers from last night's winning super lotto plus. don't get too excited. no one picked all six numbers. wednesday night's jackpot is estimated at $11 million. >> the annual red bull flugtag contest dropped into san francisco this holiday weekend. it was held yesterday at mccovey cove. the first san francisco visit in ten years. 32 teams spread their wings, attempting the longest flight. few of them made it more than ten or fifteen feet. the team that won is from the bay area. they call themselves november mustaches, and they reached a distance of 54 feet into the chilly waters there at mccovey cove. well, today is veteran's day, and so there are lots of events going on. lisa argen here with the final check of the accuweather forecast, how it's going to be for all that. >> definitely starting out cool but a beautiful afternoon with temperatures in the low 60s fo
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